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Gathering of Certain Plants or Plant Parts by Federally Recognized Indian Tribes for Traditional Purposes-Reopening of Public Comment Period
Document Number: 2015-19717
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-08-12
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service is reopening the public comment period for the proposed rule to amend its regulations to authorize agreements between the National Park Service and federally recognized Indian tribes to allow the gathering and removal of plants or plant parts by designated tribal members for traditional purposes. Reopening the comment period for 45 days will allow more time for the public to review the proposal and submit comments.
Notice of September 14, 2015, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2015-19640
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-11
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
This notice sets forth the date of the 299th Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Notice of September 14, 2015, Meeting for Acadia National Park Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2015-19639
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-11
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
This notice sets the date of September 14, 2015, meeting of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Document Number: 2015-19265
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-06
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Heard Museum, in consultation with the Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of sacred object and object of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the Heard Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Document Number: 2015-19271
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2015-19267
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate federally recognized Indian tribes and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day federally recognized Indian tribes. Representatives of any federally recognized Indian tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the federally recognized Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, Olympia, WA
Document Number: 2015-19266
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission [hereafter State Parks], in consultation with lineal descendants and the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to State Parks. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History, Iowa City, IA
Document Number: 2015-19264
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of an object of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Request for Nominations for the National Park Service Alaska Region Subsistence Resource Commission Program
Document Number: 2015-19262
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking nominations for new members to represent subsistence users on the following Subsistence Resource Commissions (SRC): The Aniakchak National Monument SRC, the Cape Krusenstern National Monument SRC, the Denali National Park SRC, the Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC, the Kobuk Valley National Park SRC, and the Lake Clark National Park SRC.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Oregon State University, Department of Anthropology, Corvallis, OR; Correction
Document Number: 2015-19241
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Oregon State University Department of Anthropology has corrected an inventory of human remains, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on June 24, 2014. This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals listed in that notice.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2015-19238
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Portland Art Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of sacred objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Portland Art Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-19011
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service President's Park National Christmas Tree Music Program Application
Document Number: 2015-18935
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-03
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Minor Boundary Revision at Lassen Volcanic National Park
Document Number: 2015-18804
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The boundary of Lassen Volcanic National Park is modified to include 136.69 acres of land located in Tehama County, California, immediately adjoining the current park boundary. Subsequent to the proposed boundary revision, the National Park Service will acquire the land by purchase, with available funds, from willing sellers.
Description of Land Designated as River Raisin National Battlefield Park
Document Number: 2015-18803
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
This notice sets out the legal description of the land acquired by the United States that currently constitutes River Raisin National Battlefield Park (Park). A map depicting this property is available for public inspection and on file at the National Park Service locations identified below.
Boundary Adjustment at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Document Number: 2015-18801
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The boundary of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is adjusted to include one parcel of land totaling 550.65 acres, more or less. Fee simple interest in the land will be donated to the United States. The property is located in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the current boundary of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Minor Boundary Revision at Wind Cave National Park
Document Number: 2015-18800
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The boundary of Wind Cave National Park is modified to include 7.16 acres of land located in Custer County, South Dakota, immediately adjoining the boundary of Wind Cave National Park. Subsequent to the proposed boundary revision, the National Park Service (NPS) will purchase the land from a willing seller.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Visitor Use Management Plan for Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Document Number: 2015-18593
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service (NPS) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Visitor Use Management Plan for Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (DEWA), in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. This effort will examine current and potential visitor opportunities and will develop long-term strategies for protecting resources while providing access, connecting visitors to key visitor experiences, and managing use. The planning process will also involve evaluating the zones in the 1987 General Management Plan (GMP), and may include updating the zoning scheme as needed through a GMP amendment. This notice initiates the public participation and scoping process for the EIS. The public is invited to comment on the purpose, need, objectives, preliminary management options, or any other issues associated with the proposal.
Notice of Termination of the Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan for Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, New York
Document Number: 2015-18592
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service (NPS) is preparing a general management plan (GMP) for Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. A Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the GMP was published in the Federal Register on December 11, 2007. The NPS has decided to terminate the EIS and instead, has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the GMP (GMP/EA).
Record of Decision for Wilderness Management Plan, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada and Arizona
Document Number: 2015-18436
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-28
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service has prepared and approved a Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Wilderness Management Plan for Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Approval of the Wilderness Management Plan concludes an extensive conservation planning and environmental impact analysis effort that began during 2006. The requisite no-action ``wait period'' was initiated on February 27, 2015, with the Environmental Protection Agency's Federal Register announcement of the filing of the Final EIS.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-18117
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Request for Nominations for the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-17994
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for appointment to the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council.
Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts
Document Number: 2015-17871
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it proposes to extend the following expiring concession contracts for a period of up to one (1) year, or until the effective date of a new contract, whichever occurs sooner.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-17771
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-16505
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Monday, July 20, 2015 and Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, 2.0, for the U.S. Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Testing and Certification Program
Document Number: 2015-08567
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing a procedural manual for its Voting System Testing and Certification Program. This manual sets the administrative procedures for voting system test laboratories in the EAC testing and certification program. Participation in the program is strictly voluntary. The program is mandated by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) at 42 US.C. 15371.
Procedural Manual for the Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Testing and Certification Program, Version 2.0
Document Number: 2015-08534
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing a procedural manual for its Voting System Testing and Certification Program. This manual sets the administrative procedures for obtaining an EAC Certification for voting systems. Participation in the program is strictly voluntary. The program is mandated by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) at 42 U.S.C. 15371.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2015-08532
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2015-08531
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2015-08530
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2015-07090
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-26
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2015-03608
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-20
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
EAC is amending the original Sunshine Notice that published on February 6, 2015. Due to an inclement weather forecast, EAC postponed the public meeting that was originally scheduled for Wednesday, February 18, 2015. The public meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; U.S. Election Assistance Commission; 1335 East West Highway, EAC Office; Silver Spring, MD, 20910. The EAC public meeting agenda items remain the same.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2015-02569
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2014-15497
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-02
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, as amended by Section 622 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register this notice in reference to the changes made to the HAVA State plan previously submitted by South Dakota. The revised State plan will be posted on the EAC Web site at www.eac.gov.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0
Document Number: 2014-10345
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record. This notice requests comments solely on the four criteria above. Note: This notice solicits comments on the currently-used Manual, Version 1.0 only. Due to lack of a quorum, EAC will postpone making changes to Version 1.0 of the Manual until such a time as a quorum is re- established. See Supplementary Information, below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0
Document Number: 2014-10344
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record. This notice requests comments solely on the four criteria above. Note: This notice solicits comments on the currently- used Manual, Version 1.0 only. Due to lack of a quorum, EAC will postpone making changes to Version 1.0 of the Manual until such a time as a quorum is re-established. See Supplementary Information, below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0
Document Number: 2014-03844
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-24
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual, Version 1.0. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record. This notice requests comments solely on the four criteria above. Note: This notice solicits comments on the currently- used Manual, Version 1.0 only. Due to lack of a quorum, EAC will postpone making changes to Version 1.0 of the Manual until such a time as a quorum is re-established. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0
Document Number: 2014-03831
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-24
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record. This notice requests comments solely on the four criteria above. Note: This notice solicits comments on the currently-used Manual, Version 1.0 only. Due to lack of a quorum, EAC will postpone making changes to Version 1.0 of the Manual until such a time as a quorum is re- established. See Supplementary Information, below.
Publication of EAC Decision Regarding State Requests To Include Additional Proof-of-Citizenship Instructions on the National Mail Voter Registration Form
Document Number: 2014-02691
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-07
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register this notice in reference to the Memorandum Of Decision Concerning State Requests To Include Additional Proof-Of-Citizenship Instructions On The National Mail Voter Registration Form (Docket No. Eac 2013 0004). The decision, issued January 17, 2014, is posted on the EAC Web site at www.eac.gov (shortened link: http://1.usa.gov/1mdWASw), and also on the Federal eRulemaking portal, www.regulations.gov, at the following link: http:// www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=EAC-2013-0004-0429. Arizona, Georgia, and Kansas had sought to modify the state-specific instructions on the National Mail Voter Registration Form (``Federal Form'') to require that, as a precondition to registering to vote in Federal elections in those states, applicants must provide additional proof of their United States citizenship beyond that currently required by the Federal Form. For the reasons set forth in the decision, the Commission denied the states' requests.
Proposed Information Collection-2014 Election Administration and Voting Survey; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-30790
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, EAC announces an information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. The EAC, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(iii), intends to submit this proposed information collection (2014 Election Administration and Voting Survey) to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for approval. The 2014 Election Administration and Voting Survey (Survey) asks election officials questions concerning voting and election administration. These questions request information concerning ballots cast; voter registration; overseas and military voting; Election Day activities; voting technology; and other important issues. The EAC issues the survey to meet its obligations under the Help America Vote Act to serve as national clearinghouse and resource for the compilation of information with respect to the administration of Federal elections; to fulfill both the EAC's and the Department of Defense Federal Voting Assistance Programs' quantitative State data collection requirements under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA); and meet its National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) mandate to collect information from states concerning the impact of that statute on the administration of Federal Elections.
Notice and Request for Public Comment on State Requests To Include Additional Proof-of-Citizenship Instructions on the National Mail Voter Registration Form
Document Number: 2013-30659
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Election Assistance Commission (``EAC'') seeks public comment on whether to amend the State-specific instructions applicable to Arizona, Kansas, and Georgia on the National Mail Voter Registration Form (``Federal Form''). Those States have requested that the EAC modify their State-specific instructions on the Federal Form to include State law requirements that, as a precondition to registering to vote in Federal elections, voter registration applicants provide additional proof of their United States citizenship beyond that already required by the Federal Form. EAC is voluntarily soliciting public comment on these requests from Arizona, Kansas, and Georgia.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2013-30308
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, as amended by Section 622 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register this notice in reference to the updates made to the HAVA State plan previously submitted by Oklahoma. The revised State plan will be posted on the EAC Web site at www.eac.gov.
Proposed Information Collection-2014 Election Administration and Voting Survey; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-17126
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-17
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, EAC announces an information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. The EAC, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(iii), intends to submit this proposed information collection (2014 Election Administration and Voting Survey) to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for approval. The 2014 Election Administration and Voting Survey (Survey) asks election officials questions concerning voting and election administration. These questions request information concerning ballots cast; voter registration; overseas and military voting; Election Day activities; voting technology; and other important issues. The EAC issues the survey to meet its obligations under the Help America Vote Act to serve as national clearinghouse and resource for the compilation of information with respect to the administration of Federal elections; to fulfill both the EAC's and the Department of Defense Federal Voting Assistance Programs' quantitative State data collection requirements under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA); and meet its National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) mandate to collect information from states concerning the impact of that statute on the administration of Federal Elections.
Procedural Manual for the Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Test Laboratories Program Manual, Version 2.0
Document Number: 2013-08832
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing a procedural manual for its Voting System Testing and Certification Program. This manual sets the administrative procedures for becoming an EAC accredited test laboratory and guidelines for VSTL participation in the EAC Testing and Certification Program. The program is mandated by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) at 42 US.C. 15371.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2012-30685
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-20
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, as amended by Section 622 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register this notice in reference to the changes made to the HAVA State plan previously submitted by American Samoa. The revised State plan will be posted on the EAC Web site at www.eac.gov.
Amended Notice: Request for Substantive Comments on the EAC's Proposed Requirements for Version 1.1 of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG)
Document Number: 2012-24029
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-01
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is being amended to provide for a one hundred thirty (130) day comment period. The original ninety (90) day public comment period provided for in the initial notice is amended in order to allow the election community additional time to comment after the November 2012 Presidential election. As required by Section 222(d) of HAVA, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is publishing for public comment a set of proposed requirements, the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines, Version 1.1. The VVSG provides specifications and standards against which voting systems can be tested to determine if they provide basic functionality, accessibility, and security capabilities.
Request for Substantive Comments on the EAC's Proposed Requirements for Version 1.1 of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG)
Document Number: 2012-21895
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) (Pub. L. 107-252; 42 U.S.C. 15301 et seq. (October 29, 2002)) established the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). Section 202 of HAVA directs the EAC to adopt voluntary voting system guidelines (VVSG) and to provide for the testing, certification, decertification, and recertification of voting system hardware and software. The VVSG provides specifications and standards against which voting systems can be tested to determine if they provide basic functionality, accessibility, and security capabilities. As required by Section 222 (d) of HAVA, the EAC is publishing a set of proposed requirements (Voluntary Voting System Guidelines, 1.1) for the testing of voting systems for a 90 day public comment period.
Proposed Information Collection; Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-11919
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-17
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On February 21, 2012, EAC published a notice in accordance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. EAC announced an information collection and sought public comment on the provisions thereof. In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, EAC announces an information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. EAC, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(iii), intends to submit this proposed information collection (Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas) to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for approval. The Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas survey asks election officials questions concerning voter outreach and election personnel. EAC will conduct the survey as a way to obtain data and information for a mandatory report to Congress as stipulated under HAVA 241 (B)(15), which requires EAC to study ``[m]atters particularly relevant to voting and administering election in rural and urban areas.'' Further, Section 202(3) of HAVA authorizes EAC to conduct studies and to carry out other duties and activities to promote the effective administration of Federal elections.
Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act
Document Number: 2012-9280
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, as amended by Section 622 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register this notice in reference to the changes made to the HAVA State plan previously submitted by Virginia. The revised State plan will be posted on the EAC Web site.
Proposed Information Collection; Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-3737
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-21
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, EAC announces an information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. The EAC, pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(iii), intends to submit this proposed information collection (Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas) to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for approval. The Election Administration in Urban and Rural Areas survey asks election officials questions concerning voter outreach and election personnel. EAC will conduct the survey as a way to obtain data and information for a mandatory report to Congress as stipulated under HAVA 241 (B)(15), which requires EAC to study ``[m]atters particularly relevant to voting and administering election in rural and urban areas.'' Further, Section 202(3) of HAVA authorizes EAC to conduct studies and to carry out other duties and activities to promote the effective administration of Federal elections.